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Baird Winter Session


Brewed by Baird Brewing Co.
Numazu, Shizuoka, Japan
Style: Amber Ale | Ratings: 1 | Winter Seasonal | Alcohol: 5.3%
“Session” ales, of course, are light, low-alcohol beers that still pack real flavor and lots of refreshment. Our winter version is, as you might expect, just a little stronger and more robust than normal. The grist consists almost entirely of European base malts while the hop bill is an interesting mix of clean American varieties (Horizon and Perle) and grassy, herbal, spicy European ones (Tradition, Hersbrucker and Styrian Golding). Pulled from our handpumps, the flavor is soft, aromatic and wholesomely refreshing.

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caramel, bread, hay, cereal, chocolate, coffee, nuts, toast, roasty

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resin, floral, grass, spruce, citrus, herbs

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dough, barnyard, cheese, basement aromas, leather, earthy, leaves

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alcohol, banana, bubblegum, butterscotch, clove, cooked vegetables, cough drop, ginger, licorice, raisin, rotten eggs, soy sauce, skunky, smoke, vanilla, woody
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